Flights: Flights to Turks and Caicos come from all over the US, Canada and the UK. Major US cities include: New York, JFK, Newark, NJ, Dallas, TX., Atlanta, Ga., Chicago, Il., Washington, DC, Charlotte, NC, Philadelphia, PA and Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., on JetBlue, Delta, Southwest, American and United Airlines.
From Canada: Toronto and Montreal, and London Gatwick in the United Kingdom.
If you are a US citizen traveling to Turks and Caicos, you need a valid passport to enter the country. This applies to all US citizens, including babies.
Your passport needs to be valid for the duration for your trip, it does not need to be valid for 6 months.
Passports from a country that is not on this list: (See here). If you have a US Visa, a US Green Card, Canadian or UK visa, you will not be required to obtain an additional visa to travel to Turks and Caicos.
If you do not have any of these countries, please contact your nearest UK embassy.
Visas may be obtained at the nearest UK Embassy.
Local currency is: US Dollar
Driving: Driving in the destination is on the Left side of the road.
Transfers between islands: Regularly scheduled Ferry Services– , between Providenciales, North Caicos, Middle Caicos, and South Caicos. Small plane between Grand Turk and Providenciales, Providenciales and South Caicos, Ambergris Cay, and Salt Cay.
Safety: Although considered one of the safest destinations in the Caribbean, all persons are required to take the same safety precautions, as when traveling to other locations in the world. Be sure accommodation and car doors are locked, store valuables in safety deposit boxes provided by accommodations, do not leave valuable in plain sight. Do not travel in unlit areas without a companion.
Electricity: US plug- 110 voltage
Travelers are allowed to bring: 1 litre of alcohol per person, 1 carton of cigarettes, and $50 per person of consumable goods.